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Just because you don’t work standard hours doesn’t mean you can’t be super-productive. Here are five tips for getting stuff done. How to Manage Your Time on a Chaotic, Irregular Schedule – Lifehacker

According to a new report, car insurance bills increase by an average 79% when parents add a teen to their policies—and families in certain states will see even higher spikes. Insurance for Teen Drivers? Parents, Prepare for Premium Jump! – NBC News

A new study pinpoints one surprising reason why people choose brand-name products over cheaper alternatives. Smart Money Buys Brand X – Bloomberg View

When it comes to making financial decisions, women feel just as unprepared today as they did 10 years ago. One writer suggests ways that women can take more control of their money. Women and Money Management: A Sad Story - Forbes

Is your work-life balance out of whack? Imagine working from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.—for just three days a week. World’s 2nd-Richest Man Suggests 3-Day Work Week - CNN Money

Some companies are doling out 15% raises as often as four times every year. What’s in it for employers? When One Pay Raise a Year Isn’t Enough – Wall Street Journal

States that raised their minimum wage earlier this year are seeing increased job growth. Even the experts find this puzzling. States With Higher Minimum Wage Gain More Jobs – USA Today

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Here’s one simple money trick that can up your whole savings game. Pay Yourself First: The Habit That Can Help You Build Wealth

Living in New York comes with a hefty price tag. See how these three people budget for life in the Big Apple. 3 People, 1 City: How I Budget in NYC

If you’ve ever conveniently “forgotten” about a recent purchase so you could justify spending even more, you’re not alone. The Sneaky Mind Trick That May Lead to Overspending

Go beyond collecting business cards to advance your career. Networking experts share their best tips. 8 Steal-Worthy Secrets of Power Networkers

Having a baby later in life could take a bite out of your nest egg—but it doesn’t have to. Baby on Board at 40: 5 Top Money Moves for Older Parents.